History Programs

History General Program (BA) Program

History General Program (BA)

For a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in history, the student is expected to complete a balanced program of studies in history, the other social sciences, and the humanities as approved by the advisor.

Requirements.

  1. Thirty-three or more credits in history, to include:
    1. Two from: HIS 112 , HIS 113 HIS 114 .
    2. HIS 220 , HIS 221 .
    3. HIS 299 .
    4. An additional 15 credit hours in history courses numbered 300 or above, excluding HIS 301 , so distributed as to give the student a comprehensive knowledge of several fields, including a minimum of one upper-level class in non-western history and advanced work in one field. Courses must be selected with the approval of the departmental advisor.
    5. HIS 301 , normally elected in the senior year.
  2. During the third and fourth year at least nine credits in cognates chosen from the social sciences or the humanities with the approval of the advisor; to include two courses at the advanced level in a single discipline.
  3. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including General Education requirements  and additional BA distribution requirements. 

 

Read More

History Honors Program (BA) Program

History Honors Program (BA)

Prerequisites. HIS 112 HIS 113 , HIS 220 , HIS 221 , HIS 299 .

Requirements.

  1. Completion of 26 credits in courses numbered 300 or higher, to include:
    1. HIS 301 , normally elected in the senior year.
    2. Honors election of one 300-level history course approved by the department honors advisor.
    3. Remaining credits in history selected with the approval of the department honors advisor including at least three in non-Western history (i.e., East Asia, West Asia or Africa.)
  2. Additional elections in cognate areas so as to assure a balanced program.
  3. All requirements of the University Honors Program .  
  4. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including General Education requirements  and additional BA distribution requirements.  

Prospective Honors Program students are urged to acquaint themselves as early as possible with the requirements above, as well as with the particular procedures for acceptance into the History Department’s Honors Program. See the Honors Program Director for this information.

Read More

History Teacher's Certificate Program (BA) Program

History Teacher's Certificate Program (BA)

Candidates must apply to and be formally approved by the History Department to enroll in the History TCP major.  The criteria for applying to the History TCP Major Program are:

  • Completion of all prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of B (3.0) in each one.
  • Completion of at least 21 credits in history (excluding prerequisites) with a minimum cumulative GPA of B (3.0).

Prerequisites. HIS 112 HIS 113 , HIS 114 , HIS 220 , HIS 221 ,

Requirements.

  1. Completion of 36 credits, as follows.
    Appropriate courses may be used to fulfill more than one requirement, but will count only once toward total credit hours.
    1. HIS 299 , HIS 329 .
    2. At least one course in an area beyond Europe and the US from: HIS 230 HIS 283 HIS 290 HIS 336 HIS 352 HIS 376 HIS 377 HIS 378 HIS 380 HIS 385 HIS 386 HIS 430 .
    3. A course on the US in a global context from: HIS 412 HIS 428 HIS 479 .
    4. A course with emphasis on economy from: HIS 374 HIS 428 .
    5. HIS 301 .
    6. Nine additional credits in history courses numbered 300 or above.
  2. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including General Education requirements  and additional BA distribution requirements.

Prospective candidates should also study the sections entitled “General Requirements for Teacher Certification ” and ”Secondary Education Teacher’s Certificate Programs  Secondary Education Teacher’s Certificate Programs.” 

Read More

History Minor Program

History Minor

Requirements. Completion of 21 credits as follows:

  1. HIS 112  or HIS 113  or HIS 114 .
  2. HIS 220  or HIS 221 .
  3. Five additional history courses including at least nine credits in the 300 series. Students should select Option 1 or 2 to fulfill the requirements for a minor. Option 1 is intended for those students whose concentration or interests suggest a need for breadth in the minor; Option 2 allows for greater focus and depth in one field, which may be more appropriate, depending on the student’s concentration program.
    Option 1
    At least one course in each of the following three areas: (1) North America; (2) Europe (including England and Russia); (3) Asia, Africa, Mexico, or Latin America.
    Option 2
    At least three courses in one of the three areas described in Option 1.

Read More

History Teacher's Certificate Minor Program

History Teacher's Certificate Minor

Candidates must apply to and be formally approved by the History Department to enroll in the History TCP minor.  The criteria for applying to the History TCP Minor Program are:

  • Completion of all prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of B (3.0) in each one.
  • Completion of at least 12 credits in required history courses with a minimum cumulative GPA of B (3.0).

Prerequisites.  HIS 112 , HIS 113 , HIS 114 , HIS 220 , HIS 221 .

Requirements. Eighteen credits beyond the prerequisites, as follows.  Appropriate courses may be used to fulfill more than one requirement but will count only once toward total credit hours.

A.  HIS 299 HIS 329 
B.  A course outside European history and US history from: HIS 230 HIS 283 HIS 290 , HIS 336 HIS 352 HIS 376 HIS 377 HIS 378 HIS 380 HIS 385 HIS 386 HIS 430 .
C.  A course on the US in a global context from: HIS 412 HIS 428 , HIS 479 .
D.  A course with emphasis on economy from: HIS 374 HIS 428 .
E.  Additional courses at the 300 level or higher, to complete a total of 18 credits.

Read More